Wanna Make Like Spidey? Stephen Fung February 14, 2007 Extras If you’ve ever wanted to scale the side of buildings like Spider Man, now’s your chance! Thanks to the geeks (and we say that lovingly) at MIT. Ball’s Atlas Powered Rope Ascender can pull a firefighter loaded down with 80 to 100 pounds of equipment up a 30-story building in 30 seconds. Trudging up the stairs weighed down with equipment that heavy can take six to eight minutes. Source: News.com Share This With The World!